Movies like The Wonders 2013

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The Wonders (2013)
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The Wonders (2013)
Original name: Plaot
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, witty, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: investigation, mystery, amateur detective, lifestyle, mysterious character, society, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, supernatural power, private detective, rabbi, crimes, performer's life, intrigue, foreknowledge, tomb, bartender, mask, cult, ex cop, bar, hidden camera, seeing the future, bar mitzvah, following someone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem

Most similar movies to The Wonders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, mystery, investigation, murder, deadly, amateur detective and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Wonders: By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005), This Girl for Hire (1983), Partners in Crime (2012), Crime Is Our Business (2008), Hostile Makeover (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, couple relations, who done it, odd couple, crimes, mystery, amateur sleuth, retirement home, quibbling, couples, heat wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
This Girl for Hire (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. Along the way, Brady gets help from her flamboyant mother ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, private detective, showbiz, hollywood, store, deadly, law enforcement, farce, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Partners in Crime (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prudence and Bélisaire Beresford have decided to take things easy. But when a rich Russian heiress disappears, Prudence can't resist and Bélisaire is forced onto the adventure. Their investigation will put them on the trail of a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, crime, crimes, investigation, mystery, couples, private detective, eternal youth, marriage, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, crimes, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, master and servant, partners, deadly, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fashion, disorder, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
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Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, journalism, amateur detective, disorder, celebrity culture, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 468
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, film within a film, serial killer, crimes, deadly, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 604
Towards Zero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estate, family relations, who done it, riddles and clues, police investigation, mystery, multiple suspects, couples, family gatherings, womanizer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, couple relations, twentysomething life, performer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, urban, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Have an Objection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: investigation, who done it, amateur detective, crimes, murder, mystery, deadly, parents and children, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, amateur detective, murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, danger, couples, multiple suspects, couple relations, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Loser Takes All! (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lottery, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, gambling, mystery, prodigy, mathematics, lottery winner, gambler, police, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 9K
Jagga Jasoos (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A gifted teenage detective searches for his missing father with his ladylove assistant.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, romance, crimes, youth, partners, danger, love and romance, bollywood, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, deadly, rivalry, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, private detective, golden years, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, murder, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
It's Only Money (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: disorder, adult virgin, estate, crimes, private detective, golden years, legal action, mystery, cons and scams, crime, missing person, prodigy ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
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Friction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to a private high school where he writes a script about a real couple and the student who comes between them.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, teachers and students, high school life, couple relations, lifestyle, actor's life, youth, high school, surrealism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, talky, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, society, silly humor, stand up special, female comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 405
Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, society, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, immigrants, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Day in Europe (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, culture clash, crimes, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, performer's life, communication problem, travel, misfit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, spain, russia, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 398
Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, obsession, friendship, crimes, reluctant partners, danger, best friends, partners, nothing goes right, mystery, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, film within a film, noir, existentialism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, lifestyle, journalism, desire for fame, actor's life, celebrity culture, culture clash, artists and showbiz, media satire, workplace intrigue, tv show, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa, canada, india, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, society, friends, dull life, lifestyle, youth, ambition, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, disorder, rock, cons and scams, hopes, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peter Greenaway's first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director's beloved 17th ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, stylized, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adultery, murder, manipulation, boss and employee, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, society, crimes, social climbing, sexual dysfunction, social differences ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: There's something magical about an Australian accent that seems to make even the most caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. And that delicate blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has skyrocketed Aussie comic Jim Jefferies to ...
Style: cynical, witty, sincere, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: performer's life, satire, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, showbiz, theater, stand up comedian, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, profanity, stand up special
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, love and romance, odd couple, mystery, elderly, aging, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Arguing With Myself, a recorded live performance of ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, portrays a comedian whose revival of an old-fashioned art has made ventriloquism more relevant to modern societal concerns. Starring his six main characters, from Bubba ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, clever
Plot: ventriloquist, puppet, lifestyle, performer's life, workplace situations, performance, disorder, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, workplace, puppets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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